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Tennis: Match-fixing claims rock Australian Open

MELBOURNE: A bombshell report alleging widespread match-fixing in tennis rocked the Australian Open as the season’s first Grand Slam tournament began under a cloud on Monday. The BBC and BuzzFeed claimed 16 top-50 players in the past decade, including Grand Slam champions, had been repeatedly suspected of fixing matches for betting syndicates. Three suspect matches…

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January 18, 2016

 

Ton-up Butt, Asif in winning return after fixing ban

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former skipper Salman Butt smashed a century while left-armer Mohammad Asif picked up two wickets in their victorious joint return to domestic cricket on Sunday, months after they completed five-year bans for spot-fixing. The duo, along with Mohammad Amir, were banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for their roles in a complex…

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January 10, 2016

 

Cricket: Relieved Amir shows form with seven-for

KARACHI: Returning paceman Mohammad Amir took seven wickets in an innings of a domestic match in Multan on Friday, saying he is overjoyed with his progress after being relieved of a spot-fixing ban. The 23-year left-arm paceman is playing domestic matches as part of his rehabilitation under the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after a five-year…

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October 2, 2015

 

Top ICC official urges education to combat fixing

DUBAI: The head of world cricket’s anti-corruption body Wednesday stressed education for young players as the key to stamping out the scourge of fixing and said success should be measured by prevention — not prosecutions. Cricket has battled for years against those seeking to rig both the overall outcome of matches and specific incidents within…

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September 23, 2015

 

Ramiz sees ‘tainted trio’ tarnishing PSL image

LAHORE: Involving the tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir will be “extremely dangerous” for the reputation of the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL), former captain Ramiz Raja has said. Former captain Butt and pacemen Asif and Amir were cleared by the International Cricket council (ICC) to return to competitive cricket from…

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September 23, 2015

 

Cricket: Mohammad Amir apologizes as ban expires

KARACHI:  Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir issued a public apology to fans and players on Wednesday as his five-year ban for spot-fixing expired, vowing to make a fresh beginning. The 23-year-old is eligible to return to all levels of cricket from Wednesday, along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif, who were also banned for their part…

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September 2, 2015

 
 
 
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